Jr. Fire Academy

Ryan Tomlin (red helmet) and Shelton Hill (black helmet) practice with a fire hose. -Alhillphotography

Ryan Tomlin (red helmet) and Shelton Hill (black helmet) practice with a fire hose. -Alhillphotography

Last week 53 cadets participated in the Blount County Fire and EMS Association Jr. Fire Academy. It was the camp’s biggest year yet. Additionally, representatives from several states were on hand to observe and gather information needed to start a similar program in their home state.

Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Ivey instructing cadet Solomon Oldham on tiller operations. -Samples Photo & Cinema

Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Ivey instructing cadet Solomon Oldham on tiller operations. -Samples Photo & Cinema